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'''Willa Sibert Cather''' (;[http://education.yahoo.com/reference/dictionary/entry/Cather "Willa Cather"] in The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language|The American Heritage Dictionary. December 7, 1873 Cather's birth date is confirmed by a birth certificate and a January 22, 1874, letter of her father's referring to her. While working at ''McClure's|McClure's Magazine'', Cather claimed to be born in 1875. After 1920, she claimed 1876 as her birth year. That is the date carved into her gravestone at Jaffrey, New Hampshire. – April 24, 1947[https://www.willacather.org/willa-cathers-biography "Willa Cather's Biography."] [http://www.willacather.org/ Willa Cather Foundation website.] Retrieved March 11, 2015.) was an American literature|American author who achieved recognition for her novels of frontier life on the Great Plains, including ''O...
Pseudonym| birth_name = Wilella Sibert Cather
Birth date{{birth date|1873|12|7}}
Birth placeGore, Virginia, United States
Death date{{death date and age|1947|4|24|1873|12|7}}
Death placeManhattan, New York, United States
OccupationNovelist
NationalityAmerican
Period1905–1947
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